Is Newsweek’s latest cover click-bait (newsstand-bait?), sexism or a legitimate cover for a story that slams how Silicon Valley treats women? You be the judge:
Thoughts? Lots of feminist and lib tweeters are going with “yes, it’s sexist”:
Newsweek seems to welcome the controversy, however, even changing their Twitter background image to reflect the article.
And this isn’t the first time Newsweek has been accused of a macro-cover-photo-aggression.
For example, racist or not?
Or this widely criticized as sexist “Queen of rage” cover featuring Michelle Bachmann:
And, of course, this “Muslim Rage” cover didn’t go over so well:
Our verdict: Legitimate cover that gets people to read and buy the magazine, that, you know, is exactly what a cover photo is supposed to do.